TriCounty Sustainability Alliance

Sustainable Jersey hub for Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties

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2020 NJ Sustainability Summit

The New Jersey Sustainability Summit is a momentous event in our state, annually drawing more than 600 change-makers from across the political, private, and public sectors. This exceptional one-day forum spotlights the successes and lessons learned from the people and projects that are helping New Jersey realize a more sustainable future. Last year’s record breaking crowd ended the day with tangible resources and strategies to assist with their own community initiatives. Don’t miss your chance to do the same! We invite all who are interested to be ready to deepen their understanding and expand their network. Registration is open. Seats are limited.

View the Summit agenda here.

Download the event flier here.

REGISTER

$35: Elected & appointed officials, green team volunteers, and public & non-profit employees

$100: All other attendees 

Earth Day: 50th Anniversary Party!

Come out and celebrate the Golden Anniversary of Earth Day (Wednesday, 22-APRIL-2020) on beautiful 103 acre Newton Lake Park. ALL ARE WELCOME! Events include:

  • Guided Ecology Walk with Camden County’s Environmental Educator
  • Green Yoga (Class for all levels)
  • Organic Wine & Mead Tasting
  • Plogging (picking up trash while jogging)
  • Kayaking, Canoeing, and Fishing
  • Sustainable Lawn & Garden Advice
  • Watershed Protection Advocacy
  • Little League Equipment Up-Cycle Collection
  • Earth Day Documentary (“Living In Future’s Past” w/ Jeff Bridges)

Democracy is Brewing – Eclipse Brewery, brought to you by American Promise – Tri-County NJ

Tired of big donors and special interests calling the shots? Join us to help get money out of politics!
Learn about the grassroots, cross-partisan efforts working to tackle this huge problem.

Returen democracy to ALL of the people.

Free and open to the public.

 

Petty’s Island Field Photography Workshop

This 3-hour workshop is an introductory to field and nature photography, with an emphasis on taking your photography skills to the next level. Phil Witt will show you some of the island’s hidden gems and unique features. If you have a telephoto lens, bring it! Petty’s Island offers a great variety of birds both in the forest and on the surrounding mud flats. Spectacular panoramic views of Philadelphia will round out the experience. Phil will provide hands-on, personalized instruction and work with you on composition giving you tools and tips for determining the optimum exposure and cover many other topics to get you comfortable with your camera. Our goal is to help you learn…and of course, have fun along the way!

Children MUST be 12 and older to participate. Registration is REQUIRED for this event; space is limited. Directions and other details are given upon registration.

Led by Phil Witt Associate Naturalist and Wildlife Photographer

It’s on Saturday, October 26th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Petty’s Island 36th Street and Harrison Avenue, Pennsauken Township, NJ

Registration opens September 3.
Please register here.

Celebrate Fall Migration on the Delaware River

This wooded island in the Delaware River is truly an urban oasis for woodland, wading and shore birds. Learn some interesting history along the way and discover how this industrial port is transforming into a wildlife sanctuary. Registration is REQUIRED for this trip. Details are given upon registration. Register here.

It’s on Saturday, September 21
7:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location: Petty’s Island, 36th Street and Harrison Avenue, Pennsauken Township, NJ

Led by Emily Wilmouth, Environmental Educator

“Flow” Movie Night

The free documentary series highlighting environmental issues & challenges continues. Join us on for the award winning film “Flow: How Did a Handful of Corporations Steal Our Water?” on Friday, May 10th from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at the Eilandarts Center , 10 E. Chestnut Avenue, Merchantville, New Jersey 08109.

Thank you to our hosts Eilandarts Center, Tri-County Sustainability Alliance, Merchantville Green Team, Incredible Edible Merchantville.

Sustainable Speakers Series

Please join Sustainable Haddon Heights as we launch our Sustainable Speakers series on April 30th at 7pm at the Haddon Heights Library!

Composting expert Korin Tangtrakul will be discussing the importance and relevance of composting in our lives. She has been composting for years and honed her craft at the the Brooklyn-based composting company Sure We Can. 

Daniel Paschall will share his experiences from working to develop the East Coast Greenway, a 3000-mile long biking and walking route that stretches from Maine to Florida. He will focus on the ECG as a means to develop interconnectedness by improving public health, boosting economic development, and living more sustainably. 

All are welcome! Be sure to come with questions and a Sustainable Mindset!

Tree Planting Project at Whitman Park

Join the New Jersey Tree Foundation for a tree planting at Whitman Park. Meet at St. Joseph’s Church, 1010 Liberty Street, Camden, NJ 08104. It’s on April 27th, from 9 am to 12 pm.

All tree plantings are rain or shine. Please arrive no later than 9am. Volunteers are welcome to arrive as early as 8:15am to help set up.

To RSVP for this tree planting event, please contact Meredith Brown at mbrown@njtreefoundation.org or by calling 856-287-4488. 

Camden Waterfront Cleanup

Help us keep New Jersey clean, green, and pristine! Join us for a cleanup of the Camden Waterfront. We will meet on Pearl St. next to Campbell Field and start from there. We’ll pick up trash around the area and learn about the natural history of the waterfront. Tools, grabbers, and gloves will be provided.

Members and Guest “Chance Auction”

October 9, 2018, at 7 p.m. Members and Guests “Chance Auction” Presented by the Horticultural Society of South Jersey. Carmen Tilelli Community Center, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Bring new or gently used items to donate. What a great way to pass along any unwanted gifts or items that someone else may treasure. Free and open to the public to donate or shop. Gardening items always wanted but not mandatory. Call Diane 856.287.5959 for more information or visit the website: www.HSSJ.org. https://www.facebook.com/events/340158189884870/

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